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GiH News Roundup: Swedish parliament passes new gambling bill; Netherlands Gaming Authority to focus on betting operators during World Cup

GiH News Roundup: Swedish parliament passes new gambling bill; Netherlands Gaming Authority to focus on betting operators during World Cup

Only 8 days to go before the 7th annual Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo kicks off in Amsterdam! Register today or check out the event’s agenda here. The Netherlands Gaming Authority said it will pay special attention to the actions of unlicensed online betting operators, in particular those not excluding minors, ahead and during the upcoming FIFA World Cup.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: “JVH gaming worth €500-750m;” Swedish regulator plans roll-out of national self-exclusion scheme

GiH News Roundup: “JVH gaming worth €500-750m;” Swedish regulator plans roll-out of national self-exclusion scheme

Only 19 days to go before the 7th annual Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo kicks off in Amsterdam! Register today or check out the event’s agenda here. The investments of private equity fund Waterland in casino operator JVH gaming & entertainment have been paying off: both revenue and profitability have been growing strongly over the last few years. According[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: KSA: “more oversight needed,” as Dutch punter commits suicide over gambling debts; Bet365 said to relocate to Malta

GiH News Roundup: KSA: “more oversight needed,” as Dutch punter commits suicide over gambling debts; Bet365 said to relocate to Malta

Bet365, one of the world’s leading online gambling groups, has reportedly finalized plans to relocate its operations to Malta from Gibraltar as soon as the UK exits the European Union next year. Other gaming companies are expected to follow suit. A 26-year-old man committed suicide in the Netherlands over online gambling debts. The remote gaming bill that is pending in[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: US Supreme Court opens door to legalized sports betting; Holland Casino Amsterdam West to open June 11

GiH News Roundup: US Supreme Court opens door to legalized sports betting; Holland Casino Amsterdam West to open June 11

On Monday, the US Supreme Court overturned PASPA, a 1992 law that prevented most states from legalizing sports betting. As a result, each state will be free to decide whether to regulate sports betting on its own. The suit was brought by the state of New Jersey. Other states, including Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Iowa, Mississippi, New York, and West Virginia,[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino sponsors Dutch bobsleigh team; US Supreme Court to consider challenge of federal sports betting ban

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino sponsors Dutch bobsleigh team; US Supreme Court to consider challenge of federal sports betting ban

Holland Casino is the new sponsor of the Dutch bobsleigh team that currently trying to qualify for the Winter Olympics. Portugal’s National Association of Online Gamblers (ANAon) announced that it would be presenting parliament with a petition bearing the signatures of 4,600 gamblers who want their government to lessen the tax burden imposed on locally licensed online operators. One operator[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino employees protest privatization; Belgium’s national lottery under fire; Danske Spil to sponsor U21 teams

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino employees protest privatization; Belgium’s national lottery under fire; Danske Spil to sponsor U21 teams

Holland Casino employees are concerned that the operator’s proposed privatization will lead to more sober terms of employment and have taken formal steps to prevent, or at least delay, the transformation of the casino chain into a limited liability company. The Belgian National Lottery’s recent advertising campaign to convince customers to purchase a lottery subscription has been criticized as potentially[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Successful networking event; Holland Casino bets on social involvement; Donald Trump spells end of online gaming in the US

GiH News Roundup: Successful networking event; Holland Casino bets on social involvement; Donald Trump spells end of online gaming in the US

Last night, we were happy to welcome some new as well as many familiar faces at the well-attended Gaming in Holland business drinks and networking event. Discussions were lively and, we hope, informative. It was good to catch up. We hope to see you again soon! The Holland Casino branch in Eindhoven has joined “Samen voor Eindhoven,” an organization dedicated[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate discusses remote gaming; Holland Casino is hiring; Nederlandse Loterij agrees sponsorship deal

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate discusses remote gaming; Holland Casino is hiring; Nederlandse Loterij agrees sponsorship deal

Later today, the Committee for Security and Justice of the Dutch Senate will commence preliminary discussions on the remote gaming bill in preparation of a plenary debate which is expected to take place sometime during the coming months. Holland Casino is looking to hire a campaign developer. Lottery operator Nederlandse Loterij (formerly Staatsloterij and De Lotto) has entered a new[Read More…]